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Neighbors (2014)

My Rating : 3/5 STARS
MovieStudio Quote >> “Nothing really cool about this, it’s like another version of American Pie with a couple and a baby involved.”

An immature couple with a newborn infant go to war with the fraternity that turns their once-peaceful neighborhood into party central in this outrageous comedy of one-upsmanship. Restless thirtysomethings Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly Radner (Rose Byrne) are still clinging to the last vestiges of their youth as they attempt to adjust to the rigors of raising a newborn in their picturesque suburban starter home.

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When a massive moving truck pulls into the driveway next door, the bleary-eyed pair grow excited at the prospect of getting new neighbors. Unfortunately for Mac and Kelly, the new arrivals turn out to be the Delta Psi Beta fraternity. Even so, the couple remain convinced that they still have a modicum of cool left in them, extending a hearty greeting to popular chapter president Teddy Sanders (Zac Efron) and hoping for the best.

Neighbors

A few epic parties later, however, and Mac and Kelly have had more than their fill of the frat’s wild antics. Before long the gloves have come off, and a turf war erupts between the parents who only want a solid night’s sleep and the Greeks who crank up the stereo until the crack of dawn. Who will win is anyone’s guess, but one thing’s for sure — this neighborhood isn’t big enough for the both of them.

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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

My Rating : 4.5/5 STAR
MovieStudio Quote >>
“This movie features a lot of cuteness even though it’s about dragons. The textures are awesomely cool, animation rocks and the story is not bad either!”

Adapted from the Cressida Cowell book by screenwriter Will Davies and directors Dean DeBlois & Chris Sanders, How to Train Your Dragon follows Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel), a Viking teenager who lives on a desolate island where fighting dragons is what separates the men from the boys. And as the scrawny, ne’er-do-well son of the Vikings’ chieftain, Stoick the Vast (Gerard Butler), Hiccup is definitely still a boy. However, he’s now reached the age where he must face the rite of passage of slaying a dragon.

How to Train Your Dragon

The problem is that Hiccup lacks the both the nerve and physical ability to do it. As the village’s unluckiest and most accident-prone citizen, Hiccup has no real friends save for maybe the blacksmith Gobber (Craig Ferguson), who also serves as the dragon training instructor. Hiccup soon finds himself at a crossroads when he begins dragon training with the other youths in his tribe — Astrid (America Ferrera), Fishlegs (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), Snotlout (Jonah Hill), and twins Ruffnut (Kristen Wiig) and Tuffnut (TJ Miller) — even as he secretly befriends and cares for a wounded dragon which he names Toothless.

How to Train Your Dragon

In Viking culture, there’s nothing more treacherous or dangerous than consorting with the enemy — especially when it’s a dragon. But Hiccup discovers that maybe the dragons fear the humans as much as they fear them. Will Hiccup finally become the man his father wants him to be by slaying a dragon, or will he honor his newfound friendship with Toothless?

Kick-Ass (2010)

My Rating: 4/5 STARS
MovieStudio Quote >> “Dudeness! This movies is total cool, I’m a fan of Aaron coz he’s me. Heh 🙂!”

“How come nobody’s ever tried to be a superhero?” When Dave Lizewski – ordinary New York teenager and rabid comic-book geek – becomes the no nonsense vigilante Kick-Ass, he soon finds an answer to his own question: because it hurts.

Kick-Ass

Overcoming all odds, though, Kick-Ass quickly becomes a phenomenon – only to be reminded that he’s not the only superhero out there. As Kick-Ass gets drawn into this no-holds-barred world, the stage is set for a final showdown between the forces of good and evil.